Paul Meyers

Paul Meyers – guitar, composer/arranger
w/master Brazilian musicians:
Jorge Continetino – tenor sax, flutes
Gustavo Amarante – bass
Vanderlei Pereira – drums
The group is playing Paul?s original music from the CD and some brand new tunes too
2 sets from 8:00 and 10:00 PM
Guitarist/composer Paul Meyers has performed and/or recorded with Geri Allen, Kenny Barron, Ron Carter, Ray Drummond, Eliane Elias, Clare Fischer, Sonny Fortune, Eddie Gomez, Jon Hendricks and Annie Ross, Marc Johnson, Wynton Marsalis, George Mraz, Rufus Reid, David Sanchez, Kenny Werner, and the Woody Herman Orchestra in appearances at the Newport Jazz Festival, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and the Kool Jazz Festival. He’s toured for years with two great jazz singers – Jon Hendricks since 1993, and Andy Bey since 1997.
Paul Meyers has gained a reputation for being one of the top jazz guitarists of our time. Using the classical guitar, he has combined a deep understanding of the jazz tradition with strong influences of Brazilian and classical music to create a truly unique sound and concept. Paul has performed and recorded with an ever growing list af jazz greats – Geri Allen, Kenny Barron, Ron Carter, Eliane Elias, Eddie Gomez, Mel Lewis and Frank Wess, to name a few. He’s also toured for years with two of the greatest jazz singers ever – Jon Hendricks (to France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and the Netherlands) since 1993, and Andy Bey (to Brazil, England, Spain, Portugal, Macedonia, Greece )from 1997 to 2008. He also performed in Argentina while touring with legendary vibraphonist Gary Burton. Mr. Burton also recorded=2 0Paul’s tune Panama on his “Reunion” CD with Pat Metheny.
Music charge $15, students $10 (proper student ID required)
$12 minimum